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Joseph Francis MANTHEY

Regimental number2878
Place of birthHillside, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 4"
Weight141 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Manthey, Hillside via Rosewood, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2879
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1918
Discharge date22 February 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Sardinia, 19 October 1918 (mental deficiency); disembarked Melbourne, 27 December 1918; discharged, Melbourne, 22 February 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrectly entered on Embarkation as MANTLEY.
SourcesNAA: B2455, MANTHEY Joseph Francis

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